And by “love”, I mean “hate”, but they never admit to that in tennis. This was my kitchen ceiling. This was my little reward for two days of chiseling hideous industrial hanging-ceiling tiles off the […]
I try to give my Principles of Design for Apparel class a shape challenge where I ask them to look at the actual shape/aesthetic properties of an everyday item and re-interpret it as a fashion […]
This blog started out as “SewHappy” in 1998! Wowza! In internet years, I’m fossil fuel. I wanted to celebrate 15 years of helping you waste time (and possibly being educational) with a new theme, designed, […]
All of my custom post types (measurements, skills, demos, and downloads) are now back online and should show up with all their pictures intact.
Ok, seriously… No site migration should ever involve an emergency root canal because you fell asleep at the keyboard and face-planted at just the wrong angle. The part where my site (and network of family […]
I am moving the site from one host to another. I’ve done this many times before, but this time it’s not going so seamlessly. Please pardon me if things look strange and images are missing […]
I recently had to make a pseudo-cavalier tabard-y-thing, using tissue lamé (hmmm…. reads like “lame”) for the appliques and trimmings. It wasn’t anyone’s fault, really, it just had to work with the ones that had […]
So I was peacefully minding my own business and enjoying my time remaining at the costume shop, steam-fluffing hat feathers with the gravity iron, and I saw this….
The college put out a memo yesterday stating that employees can no longer work for multiple divisions. In other words, I can work for the costume shop, or I can teach in Fashion, but I […]
Take a look at the seam in this skirt from an Indian wedding that my boss turned up…